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Official's departure adds to strain of vacancies at Justice
The sudden departure of the Justice Department's No. 3 official is adding to the turmoil at an agency that already lacks permanent, politically appointed leaders for many of its most important divisions
Who is Rachel Brand, the associate attorney general under Sessions and Rosenstein?
President Donald Trump's criticism Wednesday of the top two officials at the Department of Justice led to speculation that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could resign their posts. While both Sessions and Rosenstein expressed their commitment to their
Lena Dunham Hits the Campaign Trail for Hillary Clinton Amidst New Email Controversy
The crucial swing state of North Carolina is a bit further south from the Brooklyn neighborhood Lena Dunham ’s "Girls" character normally inhabits, but political activism is right on brand. Dunham has hit the campaign trail in the battleground state to support Hillary Clinton . The Democratic
Democrats, Republicans Pressure FBI Director Comey After New Email Revelation
Democrats supporting Hillary Clinton have quickly followed her campaign’s lead attacking FBI Director James Comey for looking into newly-discovered emails potentially connected to Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Just over a week away from Election Day , party leaders are accusing Comey of
What It's Like to Be Part of a Real-Life 'Designated Survivor' Plan
It’s the unthinkable doomsday scenario: a catastrophic attack on U.S. soil that wipes out the president, Congress and the upper levels of government, and leaves behind the “designated survivor” to run the country. It’s the stuff of dark thrillers, but the writers of ABC’s most talked-about new
President Obama Not Throwing In Towel for Merrick Garland's Supreme Court Nomination
White House Deputy Spokesman Eric Schultz Previews President Obama's Campaign Season
Eric Holder Faces Tough Questions at Confirmation Hearing
Barack Obama's nominee for attorney general appeared before the Senate Judiciary Committee in January 2009.
Sebelius Steps Aside
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OUT WITH SEBELIUS, IN WITH BURWELL: Word began to leak out yesterday that Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is stepping down today. The president will nominate Sylvia Burwell, director of the Office of Management and Budget, to ...
As Obama Celebrates Civil Rights Legacy, Capitol Hill Erupts With Racial Tension
As the President Celebrates the Civil Rights Act, Racial Tensions Stir Congress.
James Comey Confirmed as FBI Director
WASHINGTON — James Comey has been confirmed as the seventh director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation by a vote of 93-1 in the Senate. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., cast the only vote against confirmation. He had placed a hold on Comey’s nomination over the...